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Enterprise Systems Architect Resume Profile

Kenosha, WI

Summary

Extensive experience in business operations, project management,infrastructure design and management, and financial oversight of a low cost, high efficiency IT department. Knowledge base spans various software and hardware solutions, virtual solutions, cloud computing, networking, contract negotiations, and outsourcing.Currently focused on virtualization and cloud computing utilizing my in-depth experience and knowledge in delivering optimized solutions for SMB and enterprise clients.

Employment History

Confidential

Enterprise Systems Architect

  • Successfully deployed Citrix, VMware, and Microsoft virtualization solutions in a variety of SMB and large enterprise environments.
  • Completed specialized infrastructure migration projects including planning, testing, deployment, and troubleshooting of virtualization projects.
  • Lead resource that defined and assessed project requirements and goals and confer with clients on details and planning for projects.
  • Supported IT staff deployment of new VM guests into virtual environment
  • Instructed and supervised deployment of XenApp environment for production.
  • Stood up and integrated new VM guests into VMware virtual environment.
  • Installed, configured, and deployed VMware hosts for production.
  • Set up and configured and tested profile storage and GPO objects.
  • Installed, configured, and deployed Citrix Profile Manager in production environment.
  • Stood up and integrated new VM guests into virtual environment
  • Installed, configured, and deployed XenApp servers for production.
Confidential

Citrix Platform Engineer - Consultant Part of the PCC team as a P3 Tier 3 engineer tasked with designing, deploying, and supporting Citrix solutions in a 25,000 node environment.

  • Successfully supported enterprise Citrix environment with other team members as part of supporting larger company wide project.
  • DesignedXenDesktop 7.5 PoCutilizing Win 2012 R2.
  • Setup VMware 5.5 hosting servers via iLO, and tested environment.
  • Setup and configured Win 2012 R2 and Win 2008 R2 VM app servers.
  • Conducted Business Partner focused meetings to support solution design, development, testing and troubleshooting of application delivery.
  • Successfully supported Citrix platform team as a P3 Tier 3 Engineer during spin off of the health-care division from KC.
Confidential

Enterprise Systems Engineer - Consultant Lead consultant for multiple Citrix farm sunset and migration project in a global environment with a highly complex IT infrastructure and multiple business units.

  • Reviewed and refined project outline and time table.
  • Successfully determined what applications were still in use in Presentation Server 4.0 PS4.0 and Presentation Server 4.5 PS4.5 Citrix farms.
  • Planned migration priority and methodology for migrating PS4.0 and PS4.5 applications to XenApp 5 XA5 and XenApp 6.5 XA6.5 Citrix farms.
  • Created methods and management processes for PS4.0 and PS4.5 migration.
  • Assisted Application owners in migrating applications to XenApp 6.5.
  • Scripted Citrix session host server deployment.
Confidential

Enterprise Systems Engineer - Consultant Part of a team designing, building and supporting a 3000 server and 25,000 user global environments with a highly complex IT infrastructure that includes Citrix and VMware assets.

  • Key team member of several projects and responsible for organizing and executing on key phases of multi-stage projects.
  • Supported 1000 user Citrix Provisioning Server environment including image revisions, gold image creation and integration with VMware.
  • Managed 3000 user XenApp environment including application delivery, troubleshooting and future planning of XenDesktop deployment.
  • Built and configured HP WS460c Workstation blades in a C7000 enclosure.
  • Installed, configured, and deployed XenDesktop on blades.
  • Reviewed design and configured new HP DL380 G8 ESXi hosts.
  • Deployed new VMware hosts into existing cluster and decommissioned old hosts.
  • Reviewed design and planned out host switch over.
  • Reconfigured XenServerresource pool with new master and added additional hosts.
Confidential

CIO / MIS Manager Computer software and hardware reseller focused on the nonprofit, healthcare and charity vertical markets.

  • Oversight of all MIS/IT operations and infrastructure assets Windows and Linux based as well as all telephony and security operations.
  • Successfully planed and completed all projects
  • Managed internal and external resources for ERP and CRM, Windows 7 and 2008, P2V migrations, virtual asset integration, and infrastructure consolidations.
  • Managed staff and assigned project and task work.
  • Citrix and VMware virtual environment setup, testing and integration.
  • AccPac ERP v5.6 to v6 and SageCRM v7 setup, migration and integration.
  • Successfully coordinated and completed business report migration and testing.
  • Oversight of data transfer and integrity checking for migration projects.
  • Coordinated workstation design, deployment and testing corporation wide.
  • Design and deployment of a virtual environment infrastructure utilizing the HP C-3000 blade enclosure with 8 HP460 blade servers.
  • Setup of Citrix Xenserver environment and deployment of VMs.
  • Physical to virtual migration of standalone server inc. AD/GC server, SQL server, and several other special servers.
  • Expansion of server capabilities to better support hosted VMs.
  • Life-cycle design for new version of office in Windows 7 environment.
  • Designed and deployed Windows image for LTI use across network.
  • Conversion of non-shared files on workstations such as Outlook history, favorites, and desktop links/files to a centralized storage solution.
  • Troubleshot application issues in special cases on systems with non-standard installations.
  • Evaluated new hardware to replace old systems in use at the time.
  • Coordinated replacement order and verified proper functionality.
  • Troubleshot issues regarding new hardware.
  • Setup test environment to verify data and report migration.
Skills
  • VMware ESXi setup, deployment, migration and management VMware vSphere vCenter Server setup, deployment, and management VMware Horizon View setup, deployment, and management
  • VMware ThinApp setup, deployment, and management
  • VMware Horizon Workspace setup, deployment, and management
  • VMware Horizon Mirage setup, deployment, and management
  • VMware vCenter Operations Manager setup, deployment, and management
  • Citrix XenServer setup, deployment, migration and management Citrix XenApp setup, deployment, migration and management Citrix XenDesktopsetup, deployment, migration and management Citrix Provisioning Server setup, deployment, and management Citrix NetScalersetup, deployment, and management Citrix Web Interface setup, deployment, and management Citrix Secure Gateway setup, deployment, and management Citrix Universal Profile Manager setup, deployment, and management Citrix EdgeSight setup, deployment, and management Citrix Licensing procurement, setup, deployment, and management
  • Linux RedHat, CentOS, Ubuntu setup, deployment, and management Windows 2008 R2 /2012 R2 Server setup, deployment, and management
  • Windows 7 workstationdeployment, and management Windows 8.x workstationdeployment, and management Microsoft Office Suite deployment and support Microsoft Hyper-V setup, deployment, migration and management
  • Microsoft Office 365 setup, deployment and administration Microsoft SCCM2012 setup, deployment, and administration Web server setup in both Windows and Linux Environments
  • Active Directory AD design, setup, and management
  • Group Policy setup, deployment and management
  • Windows Server Update Services WSUS setup, deployment, and management Network LAN and WAN design, setup, deployment and management
  • DNS, DHCP, 10/100/1000 Ethernet, and Managed Switching FTP, TFTP, SNTP, and additional file and management protocols
  • Scripting Perl, shell, bash, PowerShell, VB experience. Server migrations both P2P and P2V NAS and SAN setup, deployment and management
  • Data Backups and Recovery
  • Disaster Planning and Solution Deployment
  • Remote Troubleshooting and Reporting
  • HP Solutions server, storage, etc. setup , deployment, and management Cisco Switch and Router 1800 series setup, deployment, and management
  • Dell Solutions server, storage, etc. setup , deployment, and management

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